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Marek Vokac
  
Number of games in database: 298
Years covered: 1978 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2384 (2351 rapid, 2375 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2529

Overall record: +88 -88 =122 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 English (18) 
    A13 A15 A12 A17 A14
 Sicilian (17) 
    B25 B23 B51 B28 B40
 King's Indian (12) 
    E98 E76 E61 E90 E94
 Uncommon Opening (8) 
    A00
 Reti System (7) 
    A04 A05 A06
 English, 1 c4 c5 (7) 
    A36 A30 A37
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (37) 
    B32 B22 B90 B52 B51
 King's Indian (27) 
    E81 E97 E98 E70 E62
 Queen's Pawn Game (23) 
    A40 A41 D02 E00 A45
 Robatsch (16) 
    B06
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C93 C77 C75 C73 C92
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B90 B92
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Vokac vs P Bazant, 1996 1-0
   H Happel vs Vokac, 2008 0-1
   Plachetka vs Vokac, 1979 1/2-1/2
   Vokac vs H Van der Veen, 1989 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   Prague Open (2019)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Prague Open
   K Bhakti vs Vokac (Jan-18-19) 1-0
   Vokac vs A Chudinovskikh (Jan-17-19) 1/2-1/2
   T Kulhanek vs Vokac (Jan-16-19) 1/2-1/2
   Vokac vs T E Wiley (Jan-15-19) 1-0
   P Adamko vs Vokac (Jan-14-19) 0-1

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MAREK VOKAC
(born Dec-06-1958, 60 years old) Czech Republic

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Grandmaster and FIDE Trainer. He was Czech Champion in 1999.

Last updated: 2018-12-06 13:19:51

 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 298  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Ambroz vs Vokac  1-0351978CSR-chB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
2. Ftacnik vs Vokac  0-1661978CSR-chE09 Catalan, Closed
3. Vokac vs J Lechtynsky  1-0691978CSR-chA17 English
4. Vokac vs Smejkal  ½-½291978CSR-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
5. Plachetka vs Vokac  ½-½391978CSR-chC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
6. Vokac vs K Mokry  ½-½241979Decin U18A37 English, Symmetrical
7. Vokac vs Uhlmann  0-1521979CSR-ch InternationalE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
8. Smejkal vs Vokac  1-0511979CSR-ch InternationalE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
9. Vokac vs J Ambroz  0-1581979CSR-ch InternationalA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
10. Plachetka vs Vokac  ½-½291979CSR-ch InternationalB32 Sicilian
11. Vokac vs Kholmov  0-1421979CSR-ch InternationalB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
12. J Lechtynsky vs Vokac  ½-½201980CSR-chA48 King's Indian
13. J Ambroz vs Vokac  1-0531980CSR-chB06 Robatsch
14. Ftacnik vs Vokac  1-0401981CSRE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
15. M Schurade vs Vokac  ½-½381981LeipzigB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
16. Meduna vs Vokac  1-0401981LeipzigB06 Robatsch
17. Vokac vs A Hennings  ½-½421981LeipzigA06 Reti Opening
18. Vokac vs R Knaak 0-1641981LeipzigA25 English
19. Ftacnik vs Vokac 1-0481982CSR-chE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
20. Vokac vs K Mokry  ½-½311982CSR-chA30 English, Symmetrical
21. Jansa vs Vokac  ½-½501982CSR-chB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
22. J Ambroz vs Vokac  ½-½271982CSR-chC55 Two Knights Defense
23. Vokac vs Plachetka  ½-½171982CSR-chA28 English
24. Plachetka vs Vokac  0-1411984CSR-chE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
25. Vokac vs Smejkal  0-1351984CSR-chA15 English
 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 298  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-14-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: GM Marek Vokac, Czech Republic, born 6 December 1958. Now rated 2479, http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...

IM in 1986. GM in 1999. Czech champion in 1999. Played in the European Team Ch's 1999 (1st reserve) and 2001 (board 4). Rating peak 2529 in 2001. Played in the 2002 olympiad (2nd reserve). Chess journalist, trainer and many times leader of national men's and women's teams.

Biographies:
http://sachytucnak.ic.cz/vokac.htm
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marek_... (in German) http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marek_... (in Polish) http://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marek_... (in Czech?)

Pictures:
http://www.klub.nss.cz/foto_galerie... http://www.chessbase.com/news/2008/... (playing blindfolded)

A fighting draw:

[Event "Pardubice Czech op"]
[Date "2002.07.23"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Jakovenko, Dmitrij"]
[Black "Vokac, Marek"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteElo "2552"]
[BlackElo "2502"]

1.e4 c6 2.c4 d6 3.Nc3 e5 4.d4 Nd7 5.Nf3 Ngf6 6.Be2 Be7 7.O-O O-O 8.h3 Re8 9.Qc2 Bf8 10.d5 c5 11.a3 Nh5 12.Re1 g6 13.b4 Ng7 14.Bd3 Be7 15.Bh6 Rf8 16.Kh2 f6 17.g4 Rf7 18.Ne2 a6 19.Ng3 Rb8 20.Qe2 Bf8 21.Be3 Nb6 22.Nd2 Bd7 23.f4 exf4 24.Bxf4 cxb4 25.axb4 Be8 26.Nf3 Nd7 27.Qd2 Ne5 28.Nxe5 fxe5 29.Be3 Bd7 30.Rf1 Rxf1 31.Rxf1 Be7 32.c5 Qc7 33.Rc1 Rf8 34.Kg2 Qd8 35.Bg5 Rf7 36.c6 Bc8 37.Qe3 Ne8 38.Rf1 Rxf1 39.Nxf1 Qc7 40.Bc4 Bd8 41.Nd2 Qb6 42.Qxb6 Bxb6 43.Nb3 Bd8 44.Be3 Kf7 45.Na5 b5 46.Be2 g5 47.Nb7 Be7 48.Bb6 h6 49.Kg3 Bf6 50.Na5 Ke7 51.Nb3 Kf7 52.Kf2 Be7 53.Nd2 Nf6 54.Ba5 Ke8 55.Bc7 Kf7 56.Bf3 Ne8 57.Ba5 Nf6 58.Nb1 Nh7 59.Nc3 Ke8 60.Bc7 Nf6 61.Be2 Kf7 62.Kf3 Ne8 63.Ba5 Nf6 64.Nxb5 axb5 65.Bxb5 h5 66.Bf1 hxg4+ 67.hxg4 Ke8 68.b5 Bd8 69.c7 Bxc7 70.Bxc7 Ke7 71.b6 Bxg4+ 72.Ke3 Bc8 73.Be2 Nd7 74.Bh5 Nc5 75.Bg6 Nb7 76.Kf3 Bd7 77.Bh5 Nc5 78.Bb8 Ba4 79.Ke3 Bd7 80.Kf3 Ba4 81.Bg4 Bd1+ 82.Kg3 Bxg4 83.Kxg4 Kd7 84.Kf5 g4 85.b7 Nxb7 86.Kxg4 Nc5 87.Kf5 Ke7 88.Ba7 Nd7 89.Be3 Kf7 90.Bd2 Nf8 91.Bb4 Ke7 92.Kg5 Nd7 93.Kg6 Nc5 94.Kf5 Nd7 1/2-1/2

Feb-19-11  64rutor: Marek Vokac - John Van der Wiel, Dortmund 1989. Would be nice if someone could show the game here. Position after black's move 26, as shown in the book "Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player" (Alburt, Palatnik), page 208-209 in the 3rd edition from 2010: White: Kg1, Qa3, Rc7, Bh3, f4, Pd3, e2, f2, g3, h2.
Black: Kg8, Qb5, Rf8, Bg7, Bd1, Pd5, e6, f7, g6, h7. And Alburt, Palatnik has the continuation 27.Bxe6! Bxe2 28.Qxf8+!! Kxf8 29.Bd6+ Kg8 30.Bxf7+ Kh8 31.Rc8+ Bf8 32.Be5 mate.
Dec-05-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: <64rutor>

Vokac vs H Van der Veen, 1989.

Dec-03-13  BIDMONFA: Marek Vokac

VOKAC, Marek
http://www.bidmonfa.com/vokac_marek...
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Dec-06-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy 55th birthday GM Marek Vokac.
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